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Author Caplan, Russell L.

Title Constitutional brinksmanship : amending the Constitution by national convention / Russell L. Caplan
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 240 pages)
Contents History -- Prelude to the Grand Convention -- Phladelphia and After -- The Nineteenth Century -- The Twentieth Century -- Operating Principles -- Judging Applications -- Congress, the Courts, and the President -- The Convention's Proposing Agenda -- Conclusion: The Politics of Uncertainty -- Convention Applications of Virginia and New York, 1788-1789
Analysis United States Constitutional conventions, history
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-232) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject United States. Constitutional Convention (1787)
Constitutional conventions -- United States -- History.
Constitutional history -- United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 019505573X (alk. paper)
1423763777 (electronic bk.)
9780195055733 (alk. paper)
9781423763772 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)